Tag Archives: France & the French

Learning French ~ Makes me feel quite ill!!!

At the doctor – chez le docteur What you might say…I feel ill/sick: Je me sens malade I have a headache: J’ai mal à la tête I have a sore throat/earache: J’ai mal à la gorge/à l’oreille I have had … Continue reading

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Different experiences of France ~ Some tips for Fitting in to French Life

Fitting into French life: 10 Top Tips Vive la France! In 2002 my husband Mike and I decided to make our new home in Laguepie in the Tarn and Garonne. Having lived in France previously, my French was pretty good, … Continue reading

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What is a Fosse Septique?

What is a Fosse Septique (fosse toutes eaux) and how does it work Most British households discharge the waste from their kitchen, WC and bathroom into a mains drainage system and consequently know very little about the types of systems … Continue reading

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French Rugby

My prediction for today’s game Scotland v France ? Easy ~ my adopted country will come out on top and narrowly defeat the Scots. What do you think? Gorsein Boy

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Good news on Health

Minister grants relief to all EU residents in France 24th January 2008 The British Embassy, Paris today announced that ALL early-retired inactive non-French Europeans who were legally resident in France on or before 23rd November 2007 will be allowed to … Continue reading

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Pont Laveyrat Memorial Service ~ 16th February 2008

Just thought you might be interested in this…. It was after we attended the 2007 Pont Laveyrat Memorial service that I wrote the attached article. We were astonished that on a cold Friday afternoon in February that nearly 500 people … Continue reading

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